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Best New Tracks: Beast Coast, Young Thug, Flying Lotus, Sheck Wes, Denzel Curry & More

Last week, we showed respect to new releases from Tyler, the Creator, Nipsey Hussle, Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Pete and Megan Thee Stallion for the previous iteration of our Best New Tracks series. For the latest Best New Tracks entry, we’re bringing your attention towards projects, singles and visuals cooked up by Beast Coast, YG, Young […]

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Best New Tracks: Beast Coast, Young Thug, Flying Lotus, Sheck Wes, Denzel Curry & More

Last week, we showed respect to new releases from Tyler, the Creator, Nipsey Hussle, Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Pete and Megan Thee Stallion for the previous iteration of our Best New Tracks series. For the latest Best New Tracks entry, we’re bringing your attention towards projects, singles and visuals cooked up by Beast Coast, YG, Young […]

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Yohji Yamamoto Ground Y Taps NSFW Marilyn Monroe Photographs for Graphic Capsule

The legacy of Marilyn Monroe lives on. In a natural joint effort, the American icon is the subject of a commemorative capsule courtesy of Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto’s Ground Y imprint, cementing Yamamoto’s decades-long fascination with the female form. “My life is thinking about women,” the legendary designer told The New York Times in 2005. […]

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Taika Waititi’s Live-Action ‘Akira’ Film Will Release in 2021

Warner Bros. live-action Akira film finally has a director and a set release date of May 21, 2021. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi will adapt the acclaimed manga turned anime feature film with Leonardo Dicaprio’s production company serving as producer. The news arrives a day after news broke of Waititi stepping away from direction Netflix’s […]

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BAPE, Medicom Toy and Mika Ninagawa Debut Full, Color-Saturated Capsule Collection

First seen earlier this month, BAPE, Mika Ninagawa and Medicom Toy’s collaborative capsule has been fully revealed. Encompassing a variety of layering pieces and accessories, the goods are splattered with contrasting colors and patterns, drawing from each of the partners’ pursuits. Ninagawa is a renowned photographer and film director, best known outside of Japan for […]

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FUTUR Preps Collaborative Mizuno Sneaker and Activewear Capsule

Japan’s Mizuno continues its KAZOKU project with another collaborative release. This time, Paris’ FUTUR joins the sportswear label for sleek sneakers and functional garments. “KAZOKU” means family in Japanese, and distinguishes Mizuno’s joint efforts from its other releases. The latest offering in the on-going series sees FUTUR giving the Wave Emperor F two makeovers: one […]

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Streetsnaps: Nicole McLaughlin

Nicole McLaughlin is on the move. The former Reebok graphic designer has earned over 135,000 followers on Instagram thanks to her Her ingenious, hybridized clothing, impressing movers and shakers ranging from colette’s Sarah Andelman to Chumlee of Pawn Stars fame. We caught up with the artist before she hosted a debut Depop workshop, McLaughlin’s first […]

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Philip Colbert Brings “Lobster Land” to Whitestone Gallery Hong Kong

Following his “Hunt Paintings” show in LA’s Saatchi Gallery, London-based artist Philip Colbert now presents his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong’s Whitestone Gallery. Entitled “Lobster Land,” Colbert’s cartoon lobster persona is observed on large- and small-scale paintings alongside vinyl figures and a giant float. The self-proclaimed neo-pop surrealist continues to touch on themes of […]

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Moneybagg Yo Enlists Gunna, Offset and More for ’43va Heartless’ Mixtape

After recently joining budding rapper Calboy for his latest record, “Unjudge Me,” Moneybagg Yo has returned to drop off his own new project, 43va Heartless. The 14-track mixtape follows behind the fall release of his debut album, RESET, which dropped in November. Moneybagg Yo has enlisted several other buzzy artists of the moment to feature […]

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Best Buy Cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-Orders

It is being reported that Best Buy is canceling all pre-orders for the delayed Samsung Galaxy Fold because of its lack of a new release date. Best Buy has sent a mass email to customers, stating: “With breakthrough designs and technology come many hurdles and the possibility to face a plethora of unforeseen hiccups. These […]

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adidas Originals Strips Down 10 Iconic Silhouettes for a Heritage-Rich Makeover

As a follow up to the recent unveiling of adidas Originals x Oyster Holdings SS19 capsule, the German sportswear giant has returned with an expansive collection that celebrates 10 of its iconic silhouettes. Dubbed “Home of Classics,” the collection includes the ever-popular Stan Smith, Continental 80s and Superstar 80s; three ‘90s tennis classics: Torsion Comp, […]

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